Meaning of INFINITY in English

INFINITY

noun

1 endless space/time

VERB + INFINITY

▪ extend into , extend to , stretch into , stretch to

Theoretically, a line can extend into ~.

PREPOSITION

▪ at ~

Parallel lines appear to meet at ~.

▪ into ~

He could have jumped off the cliff into ~.

2 number larger than any other

VERB + INFINITY

▪ approach , tend to , tend towards/toward

As x approaches ~, y approaches zero.

PREPOSITION

▪ at ~

The usual convention is to choose the reference point at ~.

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